River Thames Cruises

A wonderful way to see the sights of London.  You can choose from an exhilarating high speed boat trip, or a more relaxed cruise down the Thames with afternoon tea, lunch or dinner.  See the sunset over the spectacular skyline or maybe combine a river cruise with a trip on the London Eye to gain a different perspective of the magnificent views.




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River Thames Point To Point One Way Ticket

Escape the crowded tubes and explore London from the deck of the Thames Clippers!  The fastest fleet of boats on the River Thames, the Thames Clippers operate daily with departures every 20 minutes.  Depart from either Embankment/Waterloo or Greenwich.

from £8.70 View Tour

River Thames Jazz Dinner Cruise

Your evening will start with a warm welcome and complimentary glass of bubbly to get you in the mood. Then as we set sail, the first course of your three course dinner is served. As you enjoy your starter our ChiJazz band will be launching into the first part of their set for the evening.

from £65.00 View Tour

River Roamer One Day Unlimited Pass

Escape the crowded tubes and explore London from the deck of the Thames Clippers!  The fastest fleet of boats on the River Thames, the Thames Clippers operate daily with departures every 20 minutes from numerous locations including Embankment, London Bridge, Tower, Greenwich, Waterloo, Canary Wharf and The O2.

from £18.50 View Tour

River Thames Premier Dinner Cruise

Take to the River Thames in the gloriously impressive Harmony River Cruiser, a beautiful vessel with an open-air observation deck of over 250 square metres – the largest on the Thames! The only of its kind setting sail in London, Scandinavian designed Harmony boasts a stylish inside dining area with large, picture frame windows that provide spectacular views of the iconic London sights.

from £105.00 View Tour

River Red Rover 24 Hour Hop on Hop off Sightseeing

The River Red Rover all-day travel pass offers unlimited access to the river.  You can hop on and hop off at any one of four piers, with open passage on any City Cruises sightseeing boats for a full day spent exploring the sights of the Thames.  With comfortable seats, hot and cold refreshments, guided commentary, friendly staff and (most importantly) uncompromised views, City Cruises is the perfect way to get around London, whatever the weather!

from £18.50 View Tour

River Thames Luxury Afternoon Tea Aboard Bateaux London

The Thames river afternoon tea cruises offered by Bateaux London are a great way to escape from the hustle and bustle of London life.  Thames river afternoon tea cruises are ideal for both business meetings or those wishing to relax with friends and family.

from £42.00 View Tour

River Thames 3 Course Luxury Lunch Cruise

Take to the River Thames in the gloriously impressive Harmony River Cruiser, a beautiful vessel with an open-air observation deck of over 250 square metres – the largest on the Thames!  The only of its kind setting sail in London, Scandinavian designed Harmony boasts a stylish inside dining area with large, picture frame windows that provide spectacular views of the iconic London sights.

from £47.00 View Tour

River Thames Luxury Dinner Cruise

Take to the River Thames in the gloriously impressive Harmony River Cruiser, a beautiful vessel with an open-air observation deck of over 250 square metres – the largest on the Thames!  The only of its kind setting sail in London, Scandinavian designed Harmony boasts a stylish inside dining area with large, picture frame windows that provide spectacular views of the iconic London sights.

from £135.00 View Tour

River Thames Afternoon Tea Aboard Bateaux London

The Thames river afternoon tea cruises offered by Bateaux London are a great way to escape from the hustle and bustle of London life.  Thames river afternoon tea cruises are ideal for both business meetings or those wishing to relax with friends and family.

from £32.00 View Tour

River Thames Sunday Lunch Jazz Cruise

Cruising with Bateaux London's Sunday Lunch Jazz cruise is the perfect way to relax and indulge whilst soaking up the atmosphere of the River Thames.  The two and a half hour cruises offer a three-course set menu and live jazz entertainment performed by our musicians.

from £50.00 View Tour

River Thames 3 Course Lunch Cruise

Take to the River Thames in the gloriously impressive Harmony River Cruiser, a beautiful vessel with an open-air observation deck of over 250 square metres – the largest on the Thames!  The only of its kind setting sail in London, Scandinavian designed Harmony boasts a stylish inside dining area with large, picture frame windows that provide spectacular views of the iconic London sights.

from £36.00 View Tour

Thames River Cruise From The London Eye

See the city of London from the iconic River Thames with this special cruise setting off from The London Eye Pier. Offering spectacular views of The Eye itself, as well as Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, St Paul’s Cathedral, the Tower of London, Tower Bridge and so much more, see a side of London that you will never forget.

from £13.15 View Tour

River Thames Riverlights Cruise

As the sun goes down and the lights come on, you can see London's riverside landmarks at their glittering best on a River Lights cruise down the Thames.  What better way to end the day or start your evening than with a glass of bubbly in one hand, canapés in the other, listening to a selection of jazz and chill out pop songs from our live performer.

from £32.00 View Tour

River Thames Lunch Cruise

While you enjoy a delicious two course lunch we'll take you on a relaxed mini voyage through the heart of London.  To accompany your meal our fully stocked bar is certain to have something tempt your palette too.  When you've finished your dessert, you can take a stroll on deck to round off your River-days experience.

from £32.00 View Tour

River Thames Dinner Cruise

Take to the River Thames in the gloriously impressive Harmony River Cruiser, a beautiful vessel with an open-air observation deck of over 250 square metres – the largest on the Thames!  The only of its kind setting sail in London, Scandinavian designed Harmony boasts a stylish inside dining area with large, picture frame windows that provide spectacular views of the iconic London sights.

from £82.00 View Tour

The London Showboat Cabaret and Dinner Cruise

What better way to enjoy night time London, no crowds, great views and a full four course dinner which starts as we slip our moorings.  You’ll be enjoying your delicious first course as the music starts and the sights of London glide past the panoramic windows.  Shortly after we’ve passed under the world famous Tower Bridge, we’ll be serving your main course and maybe you’ll be enjoying another glass of wine from your complimentary half bottle.

from £85.00 View Tour

River Thames Cruise With Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea while cruising along the Thames.  What a civilised way to pass the afternoon.  Why not gather a group of like minded friends to enjoy a gentle cruise and cake.  If the mood takes you, perhaps a glass of something bubbly?

from £32.00 View Tour

25 Minute Thames Sightseeing Boat Tour

Sights of high historical value will be afforded to adrenaline-seeking visitors as they travel at high velocity along London’s water highway.  Jetting off from Festival Pier, guests will gaze at landmarks including the London Eye, Tower of London and the Houses of Parliament as their Rigid Inflatable Boat accelerates, reaching speeds of up to 30 knots.  With the tour guide imparting facts and stories about the city surroundings, the boat will power east towards Canary Wharf, taking in Execution Dock where the capital’s criminals were once hung on the shoreline.

from £25.00 View Tour

Thames Rockets – The High Speed London Adventure

This Thames high speed boat trip is wild, fantastic fun for all ages, an extravaganza not to be forgotten and voted by Time Out readers as a ‘must do’ experience for Londoners and visitors alike.  Speed through London at up to 35 knots as the River Thames is eaten up by 400hp of engine power.  Zoom under the capital’s famous bridges and marvel at London’s landmarks from your exclusive vantage point.  Music classics such as the Dam Busters, Colonel Bogey and many more are piped through the on board speakers as you power on through the capital and out towards the Docklands.

from £43.50 View Tour

Thames Rockets – Kids Canary Wharf Voyage

This experience has been carefully designed to offer an excellent sightseeing adventure for the whole family, see all the famous sights and landmarks of London as you whizz along the Thames in our speedy speed boat.

from £43.50 View Tour

Why stop there?


The ever-increasing demand and availability for well-organised, safe and reliable trips means that we now go further afield, so while we love taking people on tours of England, Ireland and Scotland we are pleased to offer that little bit more with river tours of Amsterdam, coach tours of Paris and train trips to the chocolate capital of the world, Brussels!

Our Most Popular Essential Trips


There are so many and we cater for everyone so it may be a case of a leisurely out of London trip to Stonehenge or you may want the buzz and excitement of a theatre tour of London – all the glitz and glamour is there. Out of London, we offer all sorts of adventures: Roman Baths, Shakespeare country, the Royal Pavilion, Brighton – you name it. Same with London – we don’t just do the round London tours – we can take you to Kew Gardens or we can take you on an expedition on the roof of the O2 Dome to the platform at the top offering spectacular views.

So we offer Out of London, Around London, Theatre and Hotels and then there are the spectacular Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day tours – what a way to celebrate the fun season.